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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM

The Mets begin their first road trip of the season with a three game series against the Atlanta Braves beginning Tuesday night in Turner Field at 7:10 PM. Bartolo Colon will make his second start of the season for the Mets and will oppose Aaron Harang for the Braves. A pregame ceremony will honor 80-year-old […]

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Would Yankees Be Interested In Ike Davis?

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Would Yankees Be Interested In Ike Davis?

At about the same time that pinch hitter Ike Davis‘ walk-off grand slam landed in the right field seats at Citi Field Saturday, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson should have picked up the phone and called Brian Cashman, writes Anthony Rieber of Newsday. The Yankees and Mets haven’t made a trade since 2004  when the Mets […]

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Good or Bad, This Season Is All On Sandy Alderson

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Good or Bad, This Season Is All On Sandy Alderson

As the Mets head into their second week of the season, ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin believes that the New York media will start to ramp up their focus on Mets GM Sandy Alderson. “Sandy spotlight intensifying. Say what you want about Terry Collins, but educated fans know where the fault will lie if the […]

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Mets Alter Meal Schedule In Attempt To Improve Home Record

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Mets Alter Meal Schedule In Attempt To Improve Home Record

In an attempt to get the team winning at home, the Mets brass have decided to make adjustments to their food service in an attempt to break their losing ways at Citi Field. Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal explains:  For the Mets, leaving New York means escaping their personal haunted house—a black hole […]

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My Thoughts On Montero To The Bullpen

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My Thoughts On Montero To The Bullpen

  With the news that closer Bobby Parnell will miss the rest of the season after deciding to have Tommy John surgery, I received a couple of emails asking me if this could pave the way for the MLB debut of pitching prospect Rafael Montero. The 23-year old control artist had a stellar season debut […]

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MMO Postgame: Reds 2, Mets 1

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MMO Postgame: Reds 2, Mets 1

The Mets (2-4) lost a close contest to the Reds (2-4) on Sunday afternoon, falling 2-1 to Cincinnati at Citi Field. Jon Niese took the mound for New York and was solid in his first start of the season. Niese cruised through the first five innings, but ran into a bit of trouble in the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Reds vs Mets, 1:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Reds vs Mets, 1:10 PM

Jonathon Niese makes his first start of the season on Sunday, at 1:10 PM as the Mets go for a sweep of the Reds at Citi Field and try to end the homestand at .500. Niese will be opposed by Alfredo Simon for Cincinnati. The Mets haven’t swept the Reds in New York since 2005 at Shea Stadium. […]

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Mets Activate Niese From DL, Option Flores To Triple-A

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Mets Activate Niese From DL, Option Flores To Triple-A

After Saturday’s exciting walk-off win over the Cincinnati Reds, the Mets announced that they had activated Jon Niese from the 15-day disabled list. To make room for him on the roster, the Mets optioned Wilmer Flores to Triple-A Las Vegas. This was widely expected and Flores will continue to get reps at both shortstop and second […]

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Bobby Abreu… the Bell that Tolls for Ike?

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Bobby Abreu… the Bell that Tolls for Ike?

The Mets are coming to the realization that they are not going to get much in return via trade for Ike Davis. With Lucas Duda being named the starter (at least for now), one does have to wonder… was the signing of Bobby Abreu a harbinger of Ike’s ultimate release? Sandy Alderson commented earlier in […]

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MMO Game Thread: Reds vs Mets, 1:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Reds vs Mets, 1:10 PM

Opening Day starter Dillon Gee makes his second start of the season when he opposes Cincinnati Reds right-hander Johnny Cueto on Saturday at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field. Gee was charged with four runs in 6 2/3 innings in a no-decision on Opening Day against the Washington Nationals. Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – […]

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